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Toyota Expects Demand For Plug-In Hybrids To Overshadow Conventional Hybrids

Toyota’s chairman, Takeshi Uchiyamada, led the development of the Toyota Prius. Now, he expects that demand for the latest plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHVs) will grow more quickly than it did for the original Prius.

Feb. 17, 2017
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Edmunds Study: What’s Happening To Hybrids in 2015?

In 2012, gas prices were sky high and consumers were looking for a way to get around that was easier on their pocketbook. However, now that prices are back to earth, so is the consumer appetite for green machines.

April 21, 2015
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Report About BMW’s i5 As A Potential Rival To Tesla’s Model S

It’s expected the i5 will fill the gap between the i3 battery-electric small hatchback and the i8 plug-in hybrid sports coupe, and may be poised to compete with Tesla’s Model S.

April 16, 2015
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U.S. Utilities And The Electric Car

While utilities across the U.S. are struggling with stagnant electricity sales, there are those who see an opportunity in an increasing need for electric-car charging stations.  However, the tactics being used by some companies are instigating complaints from consumer advocates. Some electricity companies are asking permission to let them add fees to customer bills to […]

Sept. 2, 2014
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